HR Business Partner - 12 Months FTC

HR Business Partner - 12 Months FTC

Haywards Heath
£42,000- £50,000
HR and Learning & Development
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We’re on the hunt for a self-motivated and driven HR professional to join our Human Resources team as an HR Business Partner in Haywards Heath, West Sussex on a 12-month fixed-term contract.
The successful candidate will work in partnership with the business, providing expert advice and guidance on all HR and employment matters. You’ll also manage our talented Employee Relations team within HR.
As part of your role, you’ll work closely with the HR Management team to identify appropriate solutions to issues across a range of HR issues and support managers in the consistent application of HR practices across the company.
Job responsibilities
  • Provide advice, coaching and support to managers on all people management matters including disciplinaries, grievances, performance management, attendance management etc
  • Attend high-level disciplinary/grievance hearings as the HR Representative, providing appropriate advice to line managers and ensuring a fair process
  • Produce month-end reports and other ad-hoc reports as required, and conduct analysis to identify trends and areas of improvement
  • Meet with department managers on a regular basis to present analysis of HR trends within their departments and work with these managers to identify improvements
  • Partner all business areas with regards to change management programmes and restructures
  • Support the HR Services Manager in the delivery of HR solutions to support workforce change and delivery of key projects
  • Assist in the development, implementation and monitoring of policies and procedures which meet the needs of the business
  • Assist in gathering feedback from employees through various communication methods such as upward appraisals, employee surveys, team briefs and suggestion schemes
  • Regularly review and update HR procedures to ensure compliance with employment legislation and company changes
  • Work with the Head of Business Services and HR Services Manager to identify, develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives and track progress against the project plan
  • Manage the HR advisors
  • Coach line managers and employees in HR policies and practices and provide expert advice in the application of HR policy and people management practices, ensuring procedures are followed and risks minimised
Skills, knowledge & experience
  • CIPD qualification is essential
  • Strong proven experience of working in a similar role, ideally in the Financial Services industry
  • Solid experience of coordinating projects
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Good time management and organisation skills
  • Problem-solving skills with the ability to adopt a logical approach Customer orientation skills
  • Commercially focused
  • A confidential and professional approach is essential with the ability to demonstrate integrity and respect
What can we do for you?

We believe we can offer you a great working environment as we’re so passionate about our people. Here are just some of the benefits and perks that we offer…
Employee benefit packages to suit your lifestyle, including a company pension scheme, group life assurance, enhanced maternity and paternity pay, professional subscription fees, the opportunity to buy additional holiday, health cash plan, help with travel expenses and the opportunity to take a paid day off each year to do charity work.
Employee wellbeing is high on the agenda here too. We provide a weekly free fruit delivery, discounted membership at a local health club and access to an Employee Assistance Programme, which promotes physical and emotional wellbeing at work and at home. In addition, we provide wellbeing events throughout the year to support physical and mental health.
For further information on what we can offer and to learn more about this role, feel free to contact our dedicated Recruitment team.
So, if you’re up for the challenge and would like to join our vibrant and busy team, we want to hear from you today.
We pride ourselves on being a great place to work. Check out our Glassdoor page to see what our employees think about working here.

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Generous holiday entitlement

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Health cash plan

Claim money back on your healthcare costs, such as dental check-ups and eye tests.

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